Exclusive Business & Northern Insight

Wynyard Hall

Business Lunch Event  – Monday 4th February 2019

Business Connections of Value

Speaker – Andy Preston

Born and raised in Middlesbrough, Andy gained an MA from the University of Edinburgh before working in London as financial markets trader.

He successfully built and ran a number of trading businesses for international financial organisations, later creating and managing a large hedge fund group for a European bank.

After moving back to the North East, he supported a number of local businesses, providing them with ideas and capital.  Andy’s extensive experience of charities is exceptional and most notably includes:

  • Founder and chair of CEO Sleepout charity – a national charity raising funds to fight homelessness and poverty 2014-present
  • Regional chair of Fairbridge Teesside (2006-10).  Founder Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation in 2011-present
  • Founder of The Fork In The Road restaurant a social enterprise creating training and work opportunities 2016-present
  • Patron of international children’s charity ARK (2003-08) 

We look forward to hearing Andy’s presentation.

To find out more or make a booking email Linda Hitman

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12:00 - 14.30



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